July 17, 2017

Helfenbein Elected to Board of No Boundaries Coalition

At their most recent meeting, Bolton Hill neighbor Rob Helfenbein was elected to the board of No Boundaries Coalition. Several other Bolton Hill residents, including Rob, received Volunteer Awards for their work with the organization. Of […]
July 17, 2017

Crispus Attucks Rec Center Reopens

Expanded from a post at Promise Heights. After being shut down for 5 years, the Crispus Attucks Recreation Center officially reopened to the public on June 22, 2017. Councilman Eric T. Costello, University of Maryland School […]
July 17, 2017

Park Café and Two Boots Close

Everyone knows the restaurant business is tough. Sadly, two neighborhood establishments have shut their doors. After six years of serving Cajun-themed pizzas with names like the Hogwallop and The Dude, Two Boots pizza café on Mt. Royal […]
July 17, 2017

Coming to Grips with our History

By Grey Maggiano When you move to Bolton Hill, an unspoken question lingers in your mind for the first few months, maybe even years, that you live here. “How does this place exist?” This question takes […]
July 17, 2017

Boltonstock 2017 a Big Success

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Photos by Alisha Wolf, Kendra Parlock and Peter Van Buren. On a gorgeous June evening, children playing, smoking grills, rocking musicians and contented neighbors filled Arnold Sumpter Park at Boltonstock […]
July 17, 2017

Prepare for Fall Tree Planting

Ever wonder why Bolton Hill’s streets have more trees than most neighborhoods in Baltimore? It takes a lot of work—much of it done on a volunteer basis. To maintain our neighborhood’s current tree canopy, roughly 50 […]
July 17, 2017

Help Build Ana’s Garden

By Kendra Parlock Longtime neighbor Marcia Ribeiro is hoping to build a garden in Bolton Hill. Ana’s Garden will be a tribute to Marcia’s mother, Ana, and a memorial for her love for Bolton Hill. Ana […]
July 17, 2017

The Commuter Chronicles: Digital Bibliophile

By Claudia DeCarlo Recently on the train, I saw someone reading a large, heavy, hardcover book. It looked to be a collection of stories, although I couldn’t make out the author’s name or title.    But this […]
July 17, 2017

News In Brief

Bolton Square Turns 50 Save the date: residents of Bolton Square—the townhouse development that faces West Lafayette Avenue and Mason and Jordon Streets—are planning a 50th anniversary celebration this fall for the afternoon of Saturday, October […]
July 17, 2017

Be a Citizen in the Know: the Criminal Justice System and Community Impact

Both violent and property crime have been on the decrease over the past six months. Nevertheless, because we often see an uptick in crime as the temperature rises, the MRIA Safety Committee wants to remind readers […]
July 17, 2017

SATF and NBC Updates: Parties, Cleanups, and Reopening of Fresh at the Avenue

Stoop Party for the Schools Although May’s Stoop Party with a Purpose organized by MRIA’s Social Action Task Force (SATF) was cancelled due to weather, donations continued to be collected for three neighborhood schools. A total of $732 was […]
July 17, 2017

Black Walnut, Jenkins Alley

Now here’s a memorable tree living among us: the towering black walnut of Jenkins Alley, which shades the rear side of the almost equally towering Brown Memorial Church. It has BGE wires strung across it like […]
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